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“Sorry to hear of Tom's passing. He was just a fun and happy guy. He would come and visit us a Barry's and Barry's II always having some great stories...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Charles and Pamela Barry - MA

“I am sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. He was so nice to work at Fernald, always smiling and happy. After he retired, I would occasionally bump...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Fran Silveira - Waltham, MA

“Growing up with 12 aunts and uncles there are so many memories...way to many to share-with you Uncle Ed our friendly discussions during football...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Michelle Grimes - Waltham, MA

“such a kind gentleman. my brother Charles McLaughlin, now in myrtle beach and you were umpire legends in Waltham. we send our condolences to your...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Agnes d. Monahan - Waltham , MA

“May God welcome him home and give comfort to his family and friends. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Robin Fitzpatrick Muise - Hanson, MA

“Tommy was such a sweetheart. He always had kind words to say and always made a point to keep in contact with us after he retired from Fernald. I'll...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Janet & Rick Granfield - MA

“Mary Early and family, my sincere condolences on the passing of Thomas E. O'Hara, or "Eddy" as I used to call him. Back in the day Eddy used to...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Gary Marchese - waltham, MA

“Good Bye Chubbs; You are already missed alot. You were a great brother and best friend to me. ...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Hazel Doucette - Ashland, MA


Waltham – Mr. Thomas E. "Eddie" "Mutt" O'Hara of Waltham, died Sunday, June 23, 2013 in his sister's home in New Hampshire. He was 77.

Tom was born in Waltham on November 24, 1935, a son of the late Henry and Mary (Fitzpatrick) O'Hara, and had been a lifelong resident.

Known as Eddie to his family and Mutt to his friends, a nickname he inherited from his father, he worked for many years as a bus driver at the Walter E. Fernald School in Waltham. He had also been a former member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge No. 1018, in Waltham.

Tom leaves his sisters and brother, Mary Early of Waltham, Eileen Messina of Boca Raton Florida, Elizabeth O'Hara of Newton New Hampshire, Nancy Grimes of Waltham, Hazel Doucette of Ashland and Walter O'Hara of Waltham and many nieces and nephews.

He was also a brother of the late Robert Fitzpatrick, Patrick O'Hara, William O'Hara, Patricia Wright, Catherine O'Hara and Joseph O'Hara.

Family and friends will honor and remember Thomas' life by gathering for his Funeral Mass in Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham, on Friday, June 28th, at 10 a.m. Burial will be private.